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it by not raising property taxes, not raising sales tax not raising the energy tax. 9 million more would be invested in early childhood education after-school programs and jobs children's eye exams and programs to address domestic violence. her husband congressman jesse jackson is still absent from congress as a cloud of federal investigation surrounds them. missing another city council meeting that makes two in a row for this month alone. impatient politicians appear to want the congressman to come forward with the truth about his campaign finances for the sake of the second district. if it's beyond a health issue its and urgency and necessity for the congressman to come to terms with the fact that he has to make a decision very very soon. out of respect for his constituents. as city hall sympathy seemed to lie with sandy jackson as the alderman wife and mother who is keeping everything at tied both professionally and personally she has the worst attendance record of any aldermen yet no one is pushing mrs. jackson to do more today she missed the city's big budget vote. this is a unique situation f
-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >>> the texans leave soggy chicago with a win and go to 8-1 and drop the bears to 7-2. the players the game the former bear danieal manning who forced a fumble and had a pick tonight. arian foster, 29 carries for 102 yards and he caught a pass for the game's lone touchdown. 13-6 texans. fosten ar and manning with mich. >> michele: arian, we were looking at the conditions but what was it like playing in these conditions? >> this field is pretty bad but everybody was in it so you had to do what you had to do. we fought really hard, man, so proud of my guys. >> michele: coach kubiak told me at halftime these conditions hindered the passing game so they need to do r
by the department of energy and i support thuous us chief technology officer todd park who is not the cto, but assistant to the president. >> and i'm peter hirschberg, run publicly a dozen hack-a-thon, [speaker not understood], build apps and explore what's possible. >> i'm chris, the co-founder and ceo of 100-plus and we use data from many different sources to try to help people be more healthy in their daily life. >> hi. [speaker not understood]. we're a mapping and location-based analytics platform. and we are working with open data and trying to see how we can turn data into information, data into knowledge, and the kind of decision products. >> hi, i'm john, ceo of motion loft. we're trying to understand how people move around cities and provide that data to the public to build new tools for public safety. >> hi, i'm [speaker not understood] with code for america. we're a peace core for geeks. we're trying to bring talent from the private second for and government to innovate. we work with dozens of citieses across the country and next year we should be working with san francisco whi
mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >> shepard: nation's airlines facing what appears to be the first pilot shortage in 50 years according to the "wall street journal" which our parent company owns. journal sites several reasons behind the expected struggle to fill the cockpits including a new rule set to take effect next august it requires new pilots to have 1500 hours of flift experience. that's six times the minimum right now. and all that training is not cheap. keep in mind the average starting salary for a pilot is roughly 20,000 bucks at regional airlines. 36,000 at major airlines. this comes as the industry braces fo
oil producer by 20-20 a new forecast by the international energy agency says the united states will overtake saudi arabia to become the number one producer of oil. the u-s increased crude oil production by 14 percent from 2008 to 2011. the u-s currently imports twenty percent of its energy needs. the report also says the u-s will be completely energy independant in 10 years. judy garland's iconic blue and white dress from the 19-39 classic film the wizard of oz, has sold for 480-thousand dollars at auction. in beverly hills. the dress was the highest priced item during the two-day auction. also sold a steve mcqueen racing jacket for 50 thousand dollars, julie andrews' sound of music dress sold for 38- thousand. a piece of prince william and kate middleton's wedding cake went for 75-hundred dollars. just ahead when the new blackberry is set to be released. and, still to come this midday: if you're torn about when to fly home for the holidays. we'll tell you if thanksgiving or christmas flights are cheaper. and later in lunchbreak: expert tips for the perfect holiday turkey thi
is investigating a possible link between a popular energy drink and more than a dozen deaths. reports of 13 deaths over the last four years cite the possible involvement of "five hour energy". the caffeinated energy shot is mentioned in about 90 filings with the fda, including more than 30 involving serious or life-threatening injuries such as heart attacks convulsions and at least one spontaneous abortion. the company that makes "five hour energy" says it contains the same amount of caffeine as 12 ounces of the leading premium coffee. fewer american women are dying from breast cancer but it remains deadlier among black women than whites. the center for disease control and prevention says the breast cancer death rate for black women is 41 percent higher than among white women. black women are more likely to die from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group. the cdc says mammography may be used less frequently among black women and once a black woman receives abnormal mammography results, it takes longer for her to get a diagnosis. and black women more commonly have subtypes of tumors th
called black elk energy operates that rig. reports are that a worker may have cut a line with a settling torch. four people have been rushed to the hospital, two are reportedly still missing. so far we have no reports of oil actually leaking into the gulf. >>> meanwhile, also breaking right now, the u.n. nuclear agency says iran is about to double output of higher enriched uranium. now that is a material that can easily be turned, we're told, into a nuclear warhead. sharon epperson is following the oil impact on both of those breaking stories. sharon, over to you. >> brent crude prices are higher as well as wti but you may expect that they would have been even higher based on the news that we're hearing. we do see brent crude futures above $108 a barrel and wti futures near the $87 mark. we are seeing a continuation of pretty big spread though between these two contracts. traders here on the floor are telling me that's what lets you know it is what is happening in the middle east, it is the iran report, it is also what we are seeing in terms of the oil rig on the gulf that's lifting the
, at of the retailers of course. but monster, another big one we're watching. but energy drinks as a category is linked to adverse events and hospitalizations which is not a good thing when you're in that industry, you're looking at potential. and maybe warning labelis which are not a good thing either. >> the corner of a -- it's a triangle, jim. >> there's no resting place. here's the deal with monster. monster's last conference call, they did this remarkable test versus starbucks, and said they had less caffeine than starbucks, i actually bought a box of them at costco. i had to save them for -- and no, i mean these are really, i think, off the reservation, the five-hours. >> to say they have less caffeine than -- if i were a consumer looking for a caffeine jolt, they're saying that starbucks has more caffeine and is not linked to any adverse events. but starbucks is saying why are you lumping us into the 5-hour. maybe you should have -- at the same time the government is a -- the government doesn't come in and say, you know what? we like some energy drinks and not others. we don't like energy drinks
can burn off the inventory. clean energy fuels had them on last night. why focus on this? they have a clear growth path to build out stations. lloyd blankfein said in his editorial that key thing for growth in our country is energy. abundant energy. i thought we should look at clean energy that would benefit. markwest, this is a company that has a price above where they did secondary. look at the "wall street journal" word on the street. they say that maybe mlps have been oversold. if we're going to drill in this country for more energy, i like to think of halliburton down to 30. some people will say weatherford upgraded by a number of people and then let's not forget chesapeake. they came out this morning in a piece last night said we're more nat gas than i would like to be in ohio. when i spent time in ohio, 80% of what we put out on rigs is nat gas. you need the markwest pipeline to take natural gas to chesapeake to bring it to the east or to give it to clean energy fuels and in order to be able to drill oil, that's halliburton. that's the family of names that i'm focused on. >>
according to the national energy agency. by 2020 the u.s. could be the largesoil producer in the world. >>> kevin clash, the voice on elmo on sesame street, is taking a leave of absence after allegations surfaced of a relationship with an underage male, but clash admits to the relationship saying that it was between two consenting adults. >>> the word of the year in the oxford american dictionary for 2012 is gif which stands for graphic image formats. it's widely used on the internet. other words include eurogeddon, super pac and sooup err storm. well, a new study finds a link between women who had the flu during pregnancy and autism. children born to women who had the flu while pregnant were at least twice as likely being diagnosed with autism before the age of three. pregnant women who had a fever for over a week were also at risk. researchers are urging pregnant women to get their flu shots. >>> stocks started the week on the flat side but there was a an excitement when there was a trading glitch that ate up half the day's trading volume. 216 securities were affected. antivirus soft
, the taliban re-- routinely send press releases. back in 2. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. irchtionz senate majority leader harry reid takes on john mccain. but first, let's go to the newsroom and marianne rafferty with the headlines. >> hi, gret a. two workers are missing after an oil rig explosion in the gulf of mexico. four people are seriously hurt. workers used a cutting torch. the flames have been extinguished and there is no leak. this is one day after b.p. agreed to criminal charges a a record-setting $4.5 billion settlement in the previous disaster. hostess is going out of business, after years of struggling with management, turmoil and rising labor costs. the maker of
. but i am the saving money on energy type. so we switched to the cold cycle and with tide coldwater his teddy bears are clean. polar bears. that's our tide for conserving energy. on this veterans day we want to tell you about a local effort part of a nationwide program from the library of congress called the gunman's history project. we are here with more. the federal program began in 2000 and has collected 85,000 oral histories so far helping in that effort is an entire court house and waukegan. many other employees set aside one day last month to record the amazing wartime experiences of a dozen world war two veterans. we fall out of formation the second engine is starting to smoke. we walked but very mild altogether. we walked. there were memories still so big it even though nearly 70 years have passed, 88 year-old george carlo was a radioman on ab 24 liberator one week after his 20th birthday he was shot down during a bombing mission. >> the navigator there were body parts all over the airplane. but he still has the 1944 telegram first informing his parents he was missing in
't get the irony. i'm not the tree-hugging type. but i am the saving money on energy type. so we switched to the cold cycle and with tide coldwater his teddy bears are clean. polar bears. that's our tide for conserving energy. there were killed in the explosion. he colones the home next door with his ex-wife. he says his daughter sent him a message last week to say there was a problem with the furnace. he said he was shocked when his daughter told him that the house had been leveled. his ex-wife is not commenting on the report. investigators suspect natural gas played some role in the explosion. they have not pinpointed a cause. three dozen buildings are so badly damaged they will need to be demolished. congress returned for its lame duck session this morning and at the top of the to-do list? the looming fiscal cliff. the fiscal cliff is a combination of spending cuts and tax hikes that are expected to kick in at the end of the year. president obama has said he will not accept any deal that does include a tax increase on the very wealthy. speaker of the house john boehner
it. >> i'll have to find another alternative source of energy. >> john muller, abc news, new york. >> 5-hour energy strip. 5-hour energy drink. >> man, start stocking up. get some diet coke. whatever you have to do. hang in, folks. >> man, start stocking up. get some diet coke. whatever you have to do. hang in, folks. septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at rid-x.com. [ wife ] a beached whale! lawn clippings! a mattress. a sausage link. mermaid. honey!? driftwood. come on, you gotta help us out here a little. [ male announcer ] febreze eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. ♪ let the sky fall ♪ let the sky fall ♪ it may crumble ♪ we will stand tall ♪ face it all together >>> welcome back, everybody, to "insomniac theatre." number one at the box office this weekend,
the eastern see board. upper level piece of energy coming through and that's going to bring us clouds. partly to mostly cloudy this afternoon. 50 today. we're going to warm it up for the weekend. highs in the mid 50s. and the big change from yesterday, rain out of the sunday afternoon forecast. red skin game. no rain sunday afternoon. maybe a few showers monday. >> dc united plays sunday? >> yeah. i think against houston. >> at rfk? >> yes. >> very cool. >> double-check that time. >> very good. thanks. >> head on over to julie. on time traffic. >> you know, i always see about doing the high dive and cannonball into the pool the first day of summer. wonder if he's going to do that in that pool of wine. >> no, no, no. >> better chance of getting you into the pool in montgomery village than i do that right? >> yeah. >> next summer. we have our hands full. coming out of austin hill. this is where we have the accident activity. only one left lane is able to get by. folks coming off of the inner loop costing almost 20 minutes. on the south side of town, northbound 395 delays leaving the beltway.
where energy went higher and stocks went lower. we're setting lows right now. the dow down 126 points at the 12,629 level. the nasdaq and s&p are also moving lower. the nasdaq has moved into correction territory, down about 10% from its highs set earlier this year. the s&p is down sharply as well at this hour. so it was those fed minutes, the continued fears we may go over the fiscal cliff as the negotiations are being carried out so far in a very public arena right now. we are off the worst levels of the day, but will these concerns keep investors out of the market right now? let's talk about that, shall we? >> that's what we want to in today's "closing bell" exchange. neil, let me kick this off with you. good to see you. thanks for joining us. as somebody who's putting capital to work in this market, you see a market that is down 600 points on the dow industrials. just since the election, that's 4% declines since the election on november 6th. what do you want to do here? do you want to put money in the market? >> i think you have to put money in the market but what you said is true.
guess. >> john: let me say one thing in john mccain's defense. he has more energy than most 40 -year-olds i know. he proves that age is nothing but a number every day. i would never make fun of his age. i would make fun of his desperation and his desperate case to stay relevant with the tea party that despise him in his own republican wing. >> caller: nation has no appetite to go back to war anywhere. let's resolve the issues we've got. and you know, work peacefully. >> john: i agree jack. you're right. thank you very much. i'm glad -- it is 3:30 where you are. i wish you a great day. it won't be light for another six hours. thank you jack from oregon. we'll be taking your calls and i'll be joined by dan glickman now from the bipartisan policy center. i'm john fuglesang. this is the "bill press show." good morning. fast max. use as directed. (vo) cenk uygur is many things. >>oh really? >>"if you ever raise taxes on >>the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true! [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] on your radio and
. enough for a quick text or quick call. trying to dfl evelop this thing. turns vibrations into energy and charges the phone. voe folks at virginia tech keep trying. everybody hates. shake it. >> shaking, vibrations, energy. uh-huh. this, honestly. saw the study. i'm like this is completely true. polled 2,000,000 wi women, wome mr. time oogling other women than men do. we begin with, we are checking out other women's cleavage. checking out their size. >> height? >> their height. everything. their tan. their hair style. and their clothes. we are trying to size one another up. they say most happens on the beach. we love having a good look at other women sun bathing. >> you are checking out the girls more than i am, i am just talking, not paying attention to anything. >> those are cute shoes. >> checking out the lady. i am not really? that's the theory there. >> a matter of kind of comparing ourselves to one another. our own insecurities. but we also love to see what other girls are sporting. some of the other things. hair color, breast size, shoes, bag, and cell to light. by the way i wa
airlifted to hospitals .... and at least two others are missing. the rig is owned by black elk energy ... and a new orleans t- v station reports about 28 people were on board at the time of the explosion. the coast guard says unlike the deepwater horizon blast in 2010 ... the black elk rig wasn't actively producing oil. so far there are no reports of oil leaking into the water. the fire has been put out. former c-i-a director david petraeus faces lawmakers on capitol hill for the first time today since his stunning resignation. he testified about the deadly attack on a u-s consulate in benghazi, libya in september. he was the director of the spy agency at the time. u-s ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the assault. petraeus testifed the c-i-a told the obama administration an al-qaeda linked group was behind the attack. but, he claimed the white house changed this assessment. he added he knew an anti- islamic video didn't spark the assault... contradicting president obama and other white house officials. >> the ambassador's statement represented the b
toward a clean energy economy and environmentalists appraising it is a model for the world. >>> the recent wet weather system that rolled through the bay area brought lots of snow to the bay area. we want to show you what it looked like on friday in nayac. at high elevations more than 2 feet of snow fell. it was the first sizable snowfall of the season. and as you see here from these pictures boy it costs several spin outs and traffic back ups for drivers heading to the mountains. >>> it's not even thanksgiving yet and people are already skiing at lake tahoe. we want to show you what's going on out here. this is a picture taken at boreal ski resort. they did have the snow machine going on out there. more and more ski resorts are set to open this month. north star is set to open in a week. and we move on and see that kirk wood is set to open on november 21st that's the week of thanksgiving. >>> officials are investigating a fire at a fremont school. the key piece of evidence that has investigators calling this blaze suspicious. >> more on the petraeus scandal. the investigat
but continuing with the theme of abundance, we will see the development of an energy surplus because of technological advances in exploiting both oil and natural gas resources, combined with new energy efficiency measures that will greatly reduce u.s. energy use. now the u.s. is now predicted, the international energy agency, predicts the u.s. will be the, will be the number one producer of oil by 2020. it will also be probably close to the top in the producers of natural gas. this will give us the wealth and income, mike lindh mentioned -- lind, mentioned 1 1/2% of gdp, we have 16 to 20 years to make up for the short fall in, in social security and 4 to 5% in medicare. well, the explosion of a moving from a energy deficit to a energy surplus will more than half close that gdp gap. so, we have a economic conditions that suggest that the challenges we face are the exact opposite of what the bowles-simpson grand bargain would impose on us as a growth strategy. the conditions that we're going to face over the next five to eight years with some amelioration if we do the right things are
blood sugar and yourself for energy that becomes problematic. a pinch of this powerful spice pact with the anti oxidants can actually decrease blood glucose levels. in the morning dropped a stick in your coffee and in the evening switch to read wind but keep in the quarter at 5 ounces. the port at 5 ounces. another shocker stabilizer our tree nuts like altman's and pistachios, throw them in salads or philly snap back with 49 pistachios, full of protein and fiber. it will keep you more satisfied in full for a longer period of time. just adding one it diabetes fighting food to your diet will help but there is power in numbers. the more they work together to help keep your blood sugar level stable, your heart healthy your vision in good working order your whole body works better and lowering your body weight by 5-7% can also reduce your risk of diabetes. the last few days have been chilly. tom skilling looks at a nice batch of sunny weather in the next few days and what the the name your price tool shows you a range of coverages and you pick the price that works for you. great. whoa
. the international atomic energy agency says in a report to the country is ready to double the output at a facility that enriches uranium this plant is buried deep under a mountain inside of a military base in iranian leaders insisted that the program is more peaceful. two people remain missing and several others are badly injured after an oil platform in the gulf of mexico oil exploded this morning, they were welding a pipe when fire ignited 11 workers or injured and four suffered severe burns and were airlifted to new orleans the coast guard said there appeared to be little risk of any major oils billings like the one that ruptured the bp well in 2008. this oil platform was operated by black elk energy. president barack obama in the republican and democratic lawmakers expressed confidence they can avoid the so-called fiscal cliff this worst-case scenario means that tax hikes would automatically go into effect by the end of the year of the deal isn't reached the party leaders met at the white house for about one hour, president barack obama and house speaker john painter didn't try to work out th
in the oil market where the international energy agency has released another monthly report saying they see the global demand growth for oil sliding in this quarter and next year. they reduced the forecast there. we're also seeing production that is coming back online from the north sea. that's pressuring present crude prices and we expect to see another increase in crude supplies here in the u.s. for the weekly supply report. that also adding pressure to the wti contract. the only bright spark in the marketplace is natural gas. it is up for the second straight session. and there we may see a withdrawal from storage. first of the season as we get into the winter months. colder temperatures ahead also could help prop up natural gas futures. we're going to get that report on thursday from the energy information administration. i'm trying to get my acronyms straight here. on thursday we'll also get the oil report. it's going to come a day later because of the veterans day holiday. back to you guys. >> there are a lot of letters in your part of the world. >> there are. there are. >> thanks a lo
. >> steve: that's fine with the senators. >> brian: the energy drink you are about to jug could kill you. why they give me this read. deadly pick me ups. i am on hour one. keep your fingers crossed. "fox and friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ "fox and friends". >> gretchen: breaking news this morning, "fox and friends" alert overnight. israeli and drones hitting dozens of targets against the militants in the gaza trip this after a missile strike kill would a hamas chief . joining us on the out skirts of israel. >> israel hamas said opened the gates of hell. that's what they have experienced. hundred rockets here in southern israel including ashos. israel deployed iron dome missile defense and blows up the 25 missiles . we found out today it is far from perfect. we have more missiles coming in and you can see people running. this is the safest place come in under here. missiles are coming here. this is a building where three people died and you can hear the screaming and see the police trying to get everyone in and now we wait. awful seconds in this part of the world knows what it is like
" on msnbc. g dreams. one is for a clean, domestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> labor unions came out in force for president obama and they are teaming up to spread the president's plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. the steel workers join me next. >>> the right wing freaks out over the resignation of david petraeus. we'll show you the latest conspiracy theories about the timing of the general's resignation. >>> and a pizza chain says president obama's health care law is going to cost his customers and his employees. sam stein man will break it down ton
, the energy industry. all of which has constituencies behind them and are difficult to address. >> part of the president's answer to that is to not make the distinction between the corporate and the unincorporated business and raise taxes on what one of the speakers described as passed through entities. large partnerships. and that might have otherwise been corporations. >> i think there is no doubt that the corporate income tax in particular is a rickety structure in need of reform. coming about because we are in a world in which capital is increasingly mobile but we have this boundary around the corporate income tax in based on a national boundary and there is just tension contained in that phenomenon. there is dramatically different perspectives about where to move. the republican party seems much more interested in a territorial system where you get past on the profits that accrue in the united states. democrats are worried that creates even larger incentives for transfer pricing and for locating your profits overseas. and thereby escaping that tax. that is a fundamental divide. in
. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. g dreams. one is for a clean, domestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. a great clean doesn't have to take longer. i'm done. i'm gonna read one of these. i'm gonna read one of these! [ female announcer ] unlike sprays and dust rags, swiffer 360 duster's extender gets into hard-to-reach places without the hassle. so you can get unbelievable dust pickup in less time without missing a thing. i love that book. can you believe the twin did it? ♪ swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. >>> labor unions came
for bringing the event to tokyo. >> translator: i believe the power of sports will bring energy to japan. i hope you will join our efforts to win a bid to host the 2020 olympics. >> the tokyo bidding committee is concerned about the low level of public support for the capital's bid. the international olympic committee plans to choose the winner in september next year. >>> thousands of people turned out in taipei, taiwan on sunday to show their enthusiasm for yoga exercises. a company that offers yoga courses in taiwan and hong kong organized the event. it attracted about 7,400 participants. they unfurled their mats in front of taiwan's presidential office. >> translator: i find yoga really relaxing. it helps to keep my flexible. >> it's a sure sign that yoga is gaining popularity among taiw taiwanese people. >> time to check the weather conditions around the world. she'll tell us about people in northern japan dealing with wet weather today. >> right, strong gusts, hail and some thunderstorms are in store in northern japan. we have a couple of systems that are going to be impacting the regi
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,000 feet into the air and could be seen 20 miles away on shore. black elk energy, the houston-based company who owns the platform, says 1 of the 22 contractors onboard, improperly used a blowtorch to cut the pipeline igniting the explosion. 11 workers were injured, medevacked to safety. four with severe burns. >> they treat us contractors as part of their family. so, when there's an incident, it hurts. >> reporter: as far as the oil spill, the coast guard says the impact is minimal because the rig was shut down at the time. >> the environmental threat, as we know, there was 20 gallons that potentially were in that 3-inch line, which would equate to approximately 28 gallons of product. >> reporter: not even enough to fill a large suv's gas tank. in comparison, bp's deepwater horizon disaster, 2 1/2 years ago, spilled enough daily to fill the gas tanks of 82,000 suvs. and just a few hours ago, two more boats actually doubled in size arrived on the scene to help with the search. which is a 40-mile, by 35-mile radius around that platform. the weather has been cooperating. there are no storms in
. according to the canadian broadcasting corporation, fox in canada are ootranged about my chapter of energy where i say "before we can harness geothermal power we have to take the planet's temperature with a geothermometer and i have no idea where the earth's rectum is." (cheers and applause) and the footnote reads "windsor, canada." (laughter and applause) okay, now don't get them a twist canucks. that's a misquote. the footnote actually reads "windsor, canada?" question mark! it's a question. as a journalist, it's my job to ask these probing questions. could the earth's rectum be windsor? i don't know. it could just as easily be winnipeg. (laughter) besides, okay, this could be a net positive for windsor. just look at this actual poll at the bottom of the canadian broadcasting corporation's article. "is stephen colbert's description of windsor as the earth's rectum good or bad for the city?" (laughter and applause) this is true. as of this taping the results are 76.64% good and 23% bad. (cheers and applause) apparently the earth's rectum is an improvement over windsor's previous reputatio
at the pursuit of fusion which he thinks is the future of american energy or energy worldwide. his idea is that too many people wind up becoming part of a scientific establishment that it ultimately restricts their originality and creativity, and he is going to stay outside it, and keep the work for him since he was a kid. >> yeah, obviously. >> yeah. very interesting guy. >> and finally we have time for this, a celebrated professor of psychiatry that is also on your list. he publicly apologizes for errors in his work. talking about robert spencer. >> yes, richard, one of the things that we set out the do when we started doing this group, this collection, this list a few years ago was to identify people who have been publicly willing to change their mind and announce they were wrong about some big matter, and it turns out that sis a very, very hard category of people to find. robert spitzer fits it. he is an imminent psychiatrist and many years at columbia university and a giant in his field, but he put out a study in 2001 that basically validated the idea of what is called reparative t
of the inter-american dialogue, and we talked about opportunities in the areas of trade and energy and other global affairs that really should be taken advantage of by the united states moving forward. but we have to -- we emphasize as well there are three issues that were on an old agenda that had not been resolved and stood in the way of more productive relationship between the u.s. and latin america. these issues were drugs, cuba, and immigration. the first two issues were important at the summit of the americas. the report was released right before the summit of the americas. the first two issues were raised at the summit. the presidents gave a mandate to the organization of american states to study the drug issue. and also the president made it clear there would not be another summit or unlikely another summit unless there was cuban participation in the summit. those issues certain were prominent. i think the election results had interesting implications for all three of these. perhaps the most important is the last one, immigration, which was not on the summit agenda. i think it has ra
said about a clean energy job for the future. as you know that has been -- >> we are going break away from this press conference now as the u.s. house is returning for business. a quick reminder you can watch in its entirety on line at c span.org. the house is about to gavel back in. five bills to be considered. include one dealing with the natural gas pipeline for new york and new jersey. there are no votes scheduled for today. now live to the house floor, live on c-span. the speaker: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered today by our guest chaplain, rev rands donna kiefer, arizona legislative chaplainsy, peoria, arizona. the chaplain: let us pray. dear holy and righteous father, as this honored bodies of congress convenes today, we come first to humbly submit ourselves before you. acknowledging you as lord and creator. the one who directs the paths of those who call upon your precious name. savior god, we also want to thank you for your infinite grace, your divine mercy, and for the deep love that you extend to each of us. father, i ask that you faithfully have heal
and dollar general and uping stake in natural oil. looks like energy towards energy. up in conoco phillips. new stakes deere, web co. it is a leader in commercials. 4.5 plus million shares in media general. >>> when we come back my thoughts on compromise or no compromise as the fiscal cliff edges closer and closer. back in a moment. . but today...( sfx: loud noise of metal object hitting the ground) things have been a little strange. (sfx: sound of piano smashing) roadrunner: meep meep. meep meep? (sfx: loud thud sound) awhat strange place. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's
energy commission pointed to production problems in the state's tight market. specifically the october 1st emergency. >> this is the straw that broke the camel's back. , one expert testified that it is not likely that evidence of shady dealings would be uncovered. >> is not a of the anny anti- trust low unilaterally. in order to drive up prices. however, if they are concluding, that is illegal. we could investigate to our heart is content. >> more assess the needs to be shed on oil companies before market manipulation could be ruled out. >> we do not know if there was a real shortage, or if the plans for operating were not operating. markets work best in the light. dark markets are profitable for the insiders. for our most critical commodity we need to make sure that this is an open environment. >> the state senators say they could not get all the answers they needed to day the plan on continuing to investigate. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >>catherine: the public utilities commission safety violation have all been fined $20,000. such as 'uber', 'lift, and side car'... >> some of these co
tell nbc news that two of the 28 people on board the black elk energy rig are missing. four were medevac'd out. the coast guard says now the fire has been extinguished but they cannot confirm whether there is a leak. no confirmation yet whether there are any fatalities. we will bring you more details as we get them. (splashing)... (child screaming underwater)... (underwater noises). this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. ♪ so shiny. ♪ home. [ male announcer ] black friday's back. savings start thursday at 8 pm. more electronics start at 10 pm. the first and only place to go this black friday. walmart. bp has paid overthe people of bp twenty-threeitment to the gulf. billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their be
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